A RARE AMBER-GLAZED FIGURE OF AN EQUESTRIAN DRUMMER, TANG DYNASTY | 唐 黃釉胡人騎馬陶俑
TANG SANCAI - THE SZE YUAN TANG COLLECTION
A RARE AMBER-GLAZED FIGURE OF AN EQUESTRIAN DRUMMER
sitting upright on a horse standing on a rectangular base, with harness, saddle and a drum on its left neck, the musician with his hands raised, wearing a round-necked robe, trousers and boots, his head covered with a long cloth cap, covered overall with an amber glaze graduating to a paler tone
Height 38 cm, 15 in.
The horse has over-painting or over-spray to the legs, rear hind quarters, the area above the left eye and nibbles to the ears.
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